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GeorgeD. Leaks,O.D.
(775) 727-8300
G DENNIS LEAKS OD, LTD,2120 East Calvada Boulevard
Pahrump, NV
 
G Dennis Leaks OD PC
(775) 727-8300
2120 E Calvada Blvd
Pahrump, NV
Services
Optometrist

KeithA. Kohorst,O.D.
(775) 727-7100
KOHORST KEITH,1141 South Highway 160
Pahrump, NV
 
Ida Newitt
(775) 751-4624
1222 PO Box
Pahrump, NV
 
Dutton Ronald OD
(775) 751-1791
1420 E Calvada Boulevard
Pahrump, NV
 
ChinH. Choi,O.D.
(775) 537-0111
300 South Hwy 160
Pahrump, NV
 
ShanaF. Korman,O.D.
(775) 727-7100
KOHORST KEITH,1141 South Highway 160
Pahrump, NV
 
HarlanK. Kopolow,O.D.
(775) 727-7100
KOHORST KEITH,1141 South Highway 160
Pahrump, NV
 
Leaks George D Od
(775) 727-8300
2120 E Calvada Blvd
Pahrump, NV
 
Kohorst Keith Dr OD
(775) 727-7100
1141 S Highway 160
Pahrump, NV
 

Contact Lense Materials, Types, History, Care and Wearing Tips

Many are surprised to learn that contact lenses have been around since the late 1920's. However they were made entirely of glass, and covered the entire eye, not just the cornea as they do today. This was uncomfortable to say the least! Even by the 1970's, contact lenses were made of a hard plastic that made it impossible for a patient's eye to receive oxygen to "breathe". The cornea needs to take in oxygen, expel carbon dioxide, and remain wet to function comfortably and properly.

During the 1970's though, new materials were developed for contacts that allowed them to breathe (gas permeable), and function well in a wet environment (hydrophilic). Contact lenses are now quite popular, worn by approximately 30 million people in the USA alone ...

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